'Sutton02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Sutton of Dudley, Sutton of Yeawith (Yeanwith)

                               
John de Sutton, 'Lord' of Dudley (d c1370/1376)
BE1883 identifies this John as the 2nd Baron. We follow TCP and BP1934 which do not identify a hereditary Baron until this John's grandson.
m1. (25.12.1357) Catherine de Stafford (d 12.1361, dau of Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford)
(1) BE1883 & Baker identify John's first wife as Margaret, daughter of Roger de Mortimer of Wigmore, and report that both his sons were by his second wife, Johanna or Joan. TCP does not provide any details on his wives. Noting that BP1934 reports that John had only one son by his first wife, we follow BP1934.
(2) BE1883 & Baker combine the 3 generations shown here as this next John and the next 2 generations into just 2 generations as follows: this next John (m1. Alice Despenser, m2. Constance le Blount, d 1407), next John (m. Elizabeth Berkeley, d 1487). The information provided by TCP (which 'kicks in' for the 1st Lord) would support both BE1883 and BP1934 but, as an 80 year gap between the deaths of father & son seems long, we follow BP1934 which shows the following.
1. John de Sutton, 'Lord' of Dudley (b 06.12.1361, d 10.03.1395-6)
  m1. Alice Despenser (d 1392, dau of Philip le Despenser of Carlington)
  A. Sir John Sutton of Dudley Castle (b c1380, d 29.08.1406)
  m. (before 10.12.1401) Constance le Blount (d 09.1432, dau of Sir Walter le Blount of Barton and Belton)
i. John Sutton, 1st Lord of Dudley (b 25.12.1400, d 30.09.1487)
  m. Elizabeth Berkeley (d 1478, dau of Sir John de Berkeley of Beverstone)
  a. Sir Edmund Sutton (dvp after 06.07.1483)
  m1. Joyce Tiptoft (dau of Sir John de Tiptoft, 1st Lord)
  (1) Edward Sutton, 2nd Lord of Dudley (b c1459, d 31.01.1531/2)
  m. Cecilie / Cicely Willoughby (dau of Sir William Willoughby)
(A) John Sutton, 3rd Lord of Dudley (b c1495, bur 18.09.1553)
  m. Cicely Grey (bur 28.04.1554, dau of Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset)
  (i) Edward Sutton, 4th Lord of Dudley (bur 12.08.1586)
  m1. (1556) Catherine Brydges (bur 28.04.1566, dau of John Brydges, 1st Lord Chandos of Sudeley)
  (a) Agnes Sutton
  m1. Francis Throckmorton
  m2. Thomas Wylmer
m2. (1566/7) Jane Stanley (bur 04.09.1569, dau of Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby)
  (b) Edward Sutton, 5th Lord of Dudley (bpt 17.09.1567, d 23/4.06.1643)
  m. (12.06.1581) Theodosia Harrington (bur 12.01.1649/50, dau of Sir James Harrington of Exton)
  ((1)) Sir Ferdinando Sutton (b c1588, dvp 12.11.1621)
  m. (09.07.1610) Honora Seymour (dau of Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp)
  ((A)) Frances Sutton, 'Baroness Dudley" (b 23.07.1611, bur 11.08.1697)
  m. Sir Humble Ward, 1st Lord of Birmingham (b c1613, d 14.10.1670)
  The barony of Dudley passed to their successors.
((2)) Mary Sutton (b 02.10.1586, d 24.05.1645)
  m. (before 28.06.1607) Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home (b c1567, d 05.04.1619)
  ((3)) Anne Sutton (d 31.12.1615)
  m. (04.1615) John Meinhardt, Count of Schomberg (d 08.1616)
  ((4)) Margaret Sutton
  m. Sir Miles Hobart (dsp 29.06.1632)
  ((5)) Theodosia Sutton
  (c) John Sutton of Compton (bpt 30.11.1569)
  m. Elizabeth Whorwood (dau of Thomas Whorwood of Compton)
  ((1)) Anne Sutton
  m. Edward Gibson of York
  ((2))+ other issue (dsp 1660, including Whorwood)
  m3. Mary Howard (d 21.08.1600, dau of William Howard, Lord of Effingham)
  (ii) Henry Sutton
  m. _ Ashton (dau of Sir Christopher Ashton)
  (iii) George Sutton
  (iv) Thomas Sutton (b 1539, d 1574)
  (a) Elizabeth Sutton
  (v) Maud Sutton
  m. Ralph Josceline
(vi) Margaret Sutton
  m. William Guibon
  (B) Geoffrey Sutton or Dudley
  m. Eleanor Talbot
  (i) Thomas Sutton or Dudley of Russell's Hall had issue
  (C) Eleanor Sutton (d before 1549)
  m. (sp) Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester (b c1460, d 15.04.1526)
(D) Joyce Sutton
  m. John Leighton of Wattlesborough (d 1532)
  (E) Johanna Sutton
  m. Sir Thomas Fiennes, younger of Dacre (b 1495, dvp 26.10.1528)
  (F) Margaret Sutton
  m1. John Grey, Lord of Powis (d 1504)
  m2. Robert Sutton of Burton (b by 1477, d 25.11.1545)
  (G) Catherine Sutton
  m. (c1530) Sir George Gresley of Drakelow (b 1494, d 21.04.1548)
(H)+ other issue - Thomas, Arthur, George, Elizabeth, Alice
  partner unknown
  (M) Elizabeth Sutton probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Whorwood 'of Compton'
  (2) Sir John Sutton of Aston le Walls (a 1541)
  (A) Margaret Sutton (bur 17.04.1563)
  m. John Butler of Aston le Walls (d 1563)
  (3) Joyce Sutton
  m. Sir Edward Benstead
  m2. Matilda Clifford (dau of Thomas Clifford, Lord, widow of Sir Thomas Harrington)
  (4) Thomas Sutton or Dudley of Yeawith or Yeanwith
The following is supported by Visitation (Cumberland, 1615, Dudley) & Mundy's Middlesex Pedigrees (1914, Dudley of Newington).
  m. Grace (or Sara) Threlkeld (dau of Lancelot Threlkeld of Yeawith)
  (A) Richard Sutton = Richard Dudley of Yeawith
  m. Dorothy Sandford (dau of Edward Sandford of Askam)
(i)+ issue - Edmund, Robert, Elizabeth, Anne, Johanna, Jane, Grace
  (B) John Sutton alias Dudley of Newington, Middlesex (d 27.12.1580)
  m. Elizabeth Gardener (dau of John Gardiner of Grome)
  (i) daughter possibly the Anne Dudley who married ...
  m. Sir Francis Popham of Littlecote (d 08.1651)
  (C) Thomas Dudley
  (D) Elizabeth Dudley
  m. Alan Thacksted or John Allen of Thacksted
(E) Winifred Sutton Dudley
  m. Anthony Blencowe of Blencowe
  (F) Lucy or Ann Dudley
  m1. Albany Fetherston of Fetherstonhaugh
  Lucy appears also to have married ...
  m2. Gerard Lowther of Penrith
  (5) Jane Sutton (d 1500)
  m. William Middleton of Stockeld
  (6) Alice Sutton
m. Sir John Ratcliffe of Ordsal (d 02.02.1527)
  (7) Dorothy Sutton
  m1. Sir John Musgrave
  m2. Richard Wrottesley of Wrottesley (d 1521)
  (8)+ other issue - Richard (priest), Oliver, Robert (dsp), George (bur 06.01.1563, rector), Margaret
  b. John Sutton, later Dudley of Atherington, Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex
  m. Elizabeth Bramshot (dau of John Bramshot of Bramshot)
  c. William Sutton, Bishop of Durham
  d. Oliver Sutton (d 1469)
  e. Margaret Sutton
  m. Sir George (not John) Longueville of Little Dilling
f. Jane Sutton
  m. Thomas Mainwaring of Ightfield (b c1450, d 1508)
  g. Eleanor Sutton
  m1. Henry Beaumont of Woodsop and/or Wednesbury
  m2. George Stanley of West Bromwich
  h. Elizabeth Sutton possibly of this generation
  m. Sir John Hodleston of Sawston (a 1485)
  ii. Thomas de Sutton reported by BE1883 but not by BP1934, assumed to be of this generation
  a. Thomas de Sutton
  m. Elizabeth Goddard (dau of Robert Goddard)
  (1) Elizabeth Sutton
  m. Sir A. Billesley
  iii. Catherine Sutton apparently of this generation
  m. Thomas Gower of Crookbarrow & Woodhall
  m2. Joan (d 1408)
m2. Johanna Clinton (dau of John Clinton of Coleshill)
2. Thomas de Sutton (dsp)

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Sutton of Dudley'), TCP ('Dudley'), BP1934 ('Baron Dudley') with some support/contradiction from 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Lexinton, Sutton Baron de Dudley, Butler, and Plowden', p470+)
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